Algiers, Algeria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Algiers, Algeria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Algiers in 2019 is 2,729,000, a 1.3% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Algiers in 2018 was 2,694,000, a 1.32% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Algiers in 2017 was 2,659,000, a 1.26% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Algiers in 2016 was 2,626,000, a 1.31% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Algeria
City Name Population
Algiers 2,729,000
Oran 890,000
El Djelfa 479,000
Blida 460,000
Qacentina 415,000
Annaba 356,000
Batna 324,000
Setif 308,000
Algiers - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 2,729,000 1.30%
2018 2,694,000 1.32%
2017 2,659,000 1.26%
2016 2,626,000 1.31%
2015 2,592,000 1.29%
2014 2,559,000 1.27%
2013 2,527,000 1.28%
2012 2,495,000 1.30%
2011 2,463,000 1.27%
2010 2,432,000 1.29%
2009 2,401,000 1.27%
2008 2,371,000 1.28%
2007 2,341,000 1.30%
2006 2,311,000 1.27%
2005 2,282,000 1.29%
2004 2,253,000 1.30%
2003 2,224,000 1.28%
2002 2,196,000 1.29%
2001 2,168,000 1.26%
2000 2,141,000 1.33%
1999 2,113,000 1.25%
1998 2,087,000 1.90%
1997 2,048,000 1.89%
1996 2,010,000 1.88%
1995 1,973,000 1.91%
1994 1,936,000 1.84%
1993 1,901,000 1.88%
1992 1,866,000 1.91%
1991 1,831,000 1.89%
1990 1,797,000 1.87%
1989 1,764,000 1.91%
1988 1,731,000 1.88%
1987 1,699,000 0.95%
1986 1,683,000 0.66%
1985 1,672,000 0.60%
1984 1,662,000 0.61%
1983 1,652,000 0.61%
1982 1,642,000 0.67%
1981 1,631,000 0.62%
1980 1,621,000 0.62%
1979 1,611,000 0.56%
1978 1,602,000 0.63%
1977 1,592,000 2.31%
1976 1,556,000 3.25%
1975 1,507,000 3.29%
1974 1,459,000 3.33%
1973 1,412,000 3.29%
1972 1,367,000 3.33%
1971 1,323,000 3.28%
1970 1,281,000 3.31%
1969 1,240,000 3.25%
1968 1,201,000 3.36%
1967 1,162,000 3.29%
1966 1,125,000 4.07%
1965 1,081,000 4.24%
1964 1,037,000 4.33%
1963 994,000 4.30%
1962 953,000 4.27%
1961 914,000 4.82%
1960 872,000 6.99%
1959 815,000 6.96%
1958 762,000 7.02%
1957 712,000 6.91%
1956 666,000 6.90%
1955 623,000 5.77%
1954 589,000 3.33%
1953 570,000 3.26%
1952 552,000 3.37%
1951 534,000 3.49%
1950 516,000 0.00%